No results found
Show all results

Mecklenburg County, NC&

Add Comparison
Population
1.05M
2.01% growth
Median Age
35
Median Household Income
$62,978
10.7% growth
Poverty Rate
12.1%
Number of Employees
553,178
3.51% growth
Median Property Value
$221,400
8.69% growth

About the photo: Lake Norman

Economy

The economy of Mecklenburg County, NC employs 553,178 people. The economy of Mecklenburg County, NC is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Finance & Insurance; and Utilities, which employ respectively 2.44; 2.36; and 1.9 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Mecklenburg County, NC are Finance & Insurance (63,552), Retail trade (61,879), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (58,561), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($76,414), Utilities ($68,453), and Finance & Insurance ($64,388).

Median household income in Mecklenburg County, NC is $62,978. Males in Mecklenburg County, NC have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,744. The income inequality of Mecklenburg County, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478 which is lower than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Wage Distribution

Income by Location

Poverty by Age and Gender

Poverty by Race & Ethnicity

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paid

Dataset: Source:

Industries

Employment by Industries

Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paying

Dataset: Source:

Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Mecklenburg County, NC. In Mecklenburg County, NC the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 88 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,675. Robeson County, NC has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in North Carolina.

Coverage

Clinician to Patient Ratios

Showing data across all counties in North Carolina.

Insurance Coverage by Age and Gender

Medicare Enrollment and Reimbursements by Location

Trends in Medicare Enrollment and Reimbursements

Hospital Care for Medicare Patients

Heart Disease and Pneumonia

Diabetes Care

Preventative Women’s Health Services

Health Risks

Opioid Use

Conditions and Diseases

Risky/Harmful Behaviors

Homicide & Crime

Diversity

Mecklenburg County, NC is home to a population of 1.05M people, from which 90.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Mecklenburg County, NC is composed of 500,214 White residents (47.4%), 327,612 Black residents (31.1%), 136,714 Hispanic residents (13%), 59,379 Asian residents (5.63%), and 22,930 Two+ residents (2.17%). The most common foreign languages in Mecklenburg County, NC are Spanish (99,976 speakers), Other Asian (7,130 speakers), and African Languages (6,972 speakers), but compared to other places, Mecklenburg County, NC has a relative high number of Gujarati (2,997 speakers), African Languages (6,972 speakers), and Laotian (1,030 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

Heritage

Global Diversity

Citizenship

Race & Ethnicity

Non-English Speakers

Military

Veterans

Education

In 2015 universities in Mecklenburg County, NC awarded 14,639 degrees. The student population of Mecklenburg County, NC is skewed towards females, with 6,348 male students and 8,291 female students. Most students in Mecklenburg County, NC are White (7,828 and 53.5%), followed by Black or African American (3,337 and 22.8%), Hispanic or Latino (981 and 6.7%), and Unknown (709 and 4.84%). The largest universities in Mecklenburg County, NC by number of graduates are University of North Carolina at Charlotte (6,434 and 44%), Central Piedmont Community College (3,522 and 24.1%), and Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (822 and 5.62%). The most popular majors in Mecklenburg County, NC are General Business Administration & Management (457 and 3.12%), General Psychology (382 and 2.61%), and Registered Nursing (335 and 2.29%). The median tuition costs in Mecklenburg County, NC are $31,360 for private four year colleges, and $3,737 and $16,908 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Universities

Student Gender for Common Institutions

Student Race & Ethnicity

Housing & Living

The median property value in Mecklenburg County, NC is $221,400, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $203,700 to $221,400, a 8.69% increase. The homeownership rate of Mecklenburg County, NC is 55.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Mecklenburg County, NC have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mecklenburg County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Housing

Property Value

Property Taxes

Rent vs Own

Transportation

Car Ownership

Commute Time

Commuter Transportation

Keep Exploring

United States
nation
North Carolina
state
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
metropolitan statistical area
No results found
Loading Comparison